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Born from the love for the land and its fruits, in an environmentally, TerraQuilia the winery is located in the municipality of Guiglia (MO), inserted in an unspoiled natural context. The manufacturer Romano Mattioli has willed and designed for those who love and appreciate wine as an expression of a production philosophy that has ancient roots.
About 490 meters above sea level, the vineyards and the cellar are treated with respect for tradition, linked to the cycles of the seasons and the slow rhythms of nature and pondered, creating a balance between the vineyard and wine. All our proposals interpret the tradition of this land that has been handed down by the first true natural wine producers, our peasant ancestors, without the support of modern technology, They knew how to exploit the performance of the seasons for controlling the phases of fermentation.
Founded in 1933 by the current owner's great-grandfather, the company is located in the municipality of Bazzano, on the bank of the Samoggia stream. The company produces fine wines from indigenous vines through artisanal methods that enhance the variety and the territory.
On a sandstone spur, this fortress stands over the Panaro valley. Documented back to 1178, it is one of the most interesting examples of fortification architecture in Emilia. In the fourteenth century it belonged to the Este family of Ferrara, but in 1401 they donated it to the Uguccione Contrari family who turned it into a refined mansion. In 1577, the Fortress was handed over to the Boncompagni family. Purchased by the Cassa di Risparmio di Vignola bank in 1965, it was handed over to the Vignola Foundation in 1998. The massive quadrilateral structure spread over five floors, with three corner towers – Nonantola, Donne and Pennello – is encircled by projections for plunging defence, typical of the XV century. In the courtyard, the small fortress stands to the left and open the Contrari and Grassoni halls.
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